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There are 5 ways to get from New York to Nuuk by plane or train

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Recommended option

Fly from Newark  •  13h 51m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Nuuk (GOH) EWR - GOH

Cheapest option

Train to Boston, fly  •  16h 59m

  1. Take the train from NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station to Boston
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Nuuk (GOH) BOS - GOH

3 alternative options

Fly from New York JFK  •  13h 59m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Nuuk (GOH) JFK - GOH

Fly from New York La Guardia  •  16h 32m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Nuuk (GOH) LGA - GOH

Train to Baltimore, fly  •  17h 29m

  1. Take the train from NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Nuuk (GOH) BWI - GOH

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York to Nuuk is to fly which costs $550 - $1,300 and takes 16h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Nuuk is to fly which costs $1,000 - $2,300 and takes 13h 51m.

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The distance between New York and Nuuk is 2976 km.

It takes approximately 13h 51m to get from New York to Nuuk, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Newark Airport to Nuuk Airport. The quickest flight takes 11h 15m and has one stopover.

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Nuuk is 2h ahead of New York. It is currently 5:19 PM in New York and 7:19 PM in Nuuk.

JetBlue Airways and Icelandair offer flights from Newark Airport to Nuuk Airport.

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Map of how to get from New York to Nuuk.
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  • Distance: 2976.4 km
  • Duration: 13h 51m

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Nuuk, Greenland?

Icelandair and JetBlue Airways fly from New York to Nuuk 6 times a week.

Airlines
Icelandair
Website
icelandair.com
Flights from Newark to Nuuk via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,700
Flights from Newark to Nuuk via Boston, Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
14h 25m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,700
Flights from New York JFK to Nuuk via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,700
Flights from Boston to Nuuk via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Flights from New York La Guardia to Nuuk via Boston, Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,600
Flights from Baltimore to Nuuk via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,800
Flights from Baltimore to Nuuk via Raleigh/Durham, Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,200
Flights from Baltimore to Nuuk via Boston, Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
18h 36m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,100
Flights from Baltimore to Nuuk via New York JFK, Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
14h 37m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,100
Flights from Baltimore to Nuuk via Toronto, Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,100
Air Greenland
Website
airgreenland.gl
Flights from New York La Guardia to Nuuk via Montreal, Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
20h 25m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to Nuuk via Boston, Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
20h 16m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,800
Flights from Baltimore to Nuuk via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
19h 45m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,100
Train operators
Amtrak Acela

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station to Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Website
Amtrak Acela
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$35 - $130
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$65 - $230
Business Seat - Adult
$75 - $260
First Class - Child 2-12
$100 - $200
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$190 - $350
First Class - Adult
$210 - $390
Train from NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $220
Website
Amtrak Acela
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$30 - $120
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$60 - $200
Business Seat - Adult
$65 - $220
First Class - Child 2-12
$95 - $180
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$170 - $320
First Class - Adult
$190 - $350
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-523-6590
Website
amtrak.com
Train from NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station to Boston
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$20 - $65
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $130
Business Class Seat
$65 - $170
Train from NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $120
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$19 - $60
Reserved Coach Seat
$30 - $120
Business Class Seat
$60 - $160
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Seat
$60 - $85

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